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Sustainable Architecture & Green Design

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  • Solar Power Your Home For Dummiesby Rik DeGunther

    Wiley 2010; US$ 19.99

    The bestselling alternative energy reference book in North America—now in an updated edition Want to take advantage of solar power in your home? Whether you’re looking to save on your energy costs by adding a few solar components or you want to build a solar-powered house from the ground up, Solar Power For Dummies, 2nd Edition takes... more...

  • Sustainable Constructionby Sandy Halliday

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 57.95

    It has taken a very long time for sustainable development to be recognised as a justified restraint on inappropriate development and a primary driver of improving quality of life for all. For designers, clients and project managers this means we have to create healthy buildings and places which support communities, enhance biodiversity and contribute... more...

  • Architectural Theories of the Environmentby Ariane Lourie Harrison

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    These essays by architects, theorists, and sustainable designers together provide a framework to help you develop your own guidelines to approaching to your work. Introductions define key terms, and nine case studies demonstrate the concepts. more...

  • Design Education for a Sustainable Futureby Rob Fleming

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Argues for a change in design education: from an individualistic and competitive model focused on greening to a new approach defined by an integral consciousness more...

  • ECOEDGE CHARLESWORTHby Esther Charlesworth; Rob Adams

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Presenting diverse case studies of contemporary sustainable urban practice from Europe, Africa, India, South America, the USA and Australia, this book offers the reader a fantastic wealth of practical material from a range of internationally renowned authors. Highly illustrated, thematically focused and with a superb global coverage, this book is... more...

  • SPATIAL AGENCY SCHNEIDER & TILLby Nishat Awan; Tatjana Schneider; Jeremy Till

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    The book offers the first comprehensive overview of alternative approaches to architectural practice. At a time when many commentators are noting that alternative and richer approaches to architectural practice are required if the profession is to flourish, this book provides multiple examples of how this has been achieved and how it might be achieved... more...

  • The Selective Environmentby Dean Hawkes; with Jane McDonald; Koen Steemers

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.95

    The complex art of architecture embraces all of the concerns of the world's cultures. It meets the fundamental needs for shelter from the elements, but, almost from its origins, has acquired other purposes and meanings. The Selective Environment is an approach to environmentally responsive architectural design that seeks to make connections between... more...

  • 150 Best Eco House Ideasby Marta Serrats

    HarperCollins 2011; Not Available

    Featuring an extensive collection of full-color photographs, 150 Best Eco House Ideas features eco-friendly house designs created by internationally renowned architects and designers who have achieved practical, innovative, and stunning solutions adapted to the specific needs and tastes of their clients. Included here are the latest innovations... more...

  • Ecological Urban Architectureby Thomas Schröpfer

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 84.95

    The goal of advancing eco cities often remains confined to political or technological issues. This book establishes a focus on architectural and infrastructural design approaches to sustainable urban development. more...

  • Urban Greenby Neil B. Chambers

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 27.99

    Sustainable design is booming, but the men and women dedicated to reducing their carbon impact have lost sight of what they are trying to save: the natural world. Author Neil Chambers has been at the forefront of cutting-edge, sustainable architecture for years, and Urban Green is his revolutionary vision for bringing the power of the conservation... more...